Thyme Essential Oil (Thymol) 100% Pure
|Name||Thyme Essential Oil (Thymol)|
|Species||Thymus vulgaris ct thymol|
|Aroma||Warm and herbaceous, with a splash of spice|
|Blend Ideas||Bergamot, Clary Sage, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Marjoram, Oregano, Pine, Rosemary, Tea Tree, and Vetiver|
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As an herb, thyme was one of Hippocrates’ 400 simples. As an oil, I could probably come up with at least that many uses. Thyme Essential Oil (Thymol) is an extremely versatile oil that aids in a number of things. This particular distillation is one of the gentler version of thyme essential oil (there are many). I’ll list a few here . . . you can come up with ideas based on those.
Thyme Essential Oil (Thymol) has the highest antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral properties of any thyme, which makes it a good choice for cleansing the air during seasonal illnesses (by diffusing) as well as a good addition to all-purpose green cleansers during those times. It’s good for respiratory support. It’s not a favorite scent of mine, so I tend to use a little thyme mixed with sweet orange or lemon either way.
Thyme Essential Oil (Thymol) is also good for digestive upset when diluted with a carrier and massaged into the abdomen.
Its antifungal properties make it a good choice for healthy feet and toenails (diluted, of course).
Poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac, and other rashes from plant contact can be cleansed with Thyme Essential Oil (Thymol) (diluted in witch hazel) to aid in drying up the rash. We suggest adding lavender, tea tree, and frankincense as well to help with the itching. The thyme in witch hazel is also a good astringent for blemished skin.
Mixed with liquid soaps or body washes, thyme is also good for cleansing away scents that are “stuck” in the skin, such as gasoline, oil, and scents from surroundings (hospitals, commercial kitchens). I know a nurse that cleanses away her “work smell” as she calls it — that disinfectant smell she picks up from being at a hospital for hours on end. She adds about 150 drops (1.5% dilution) to a 16oz bottle of body wash so that it’s always ready.
For scalp health, try diluting Thyme Essential Oil (Thymol) in jojoba and massaging into the scalp before you shampoo.
I like to add Thyme Essential Oil (Thymol) to blends for joints and muscles. It’s nice in baths to alleviate soreness as well . . . dilute it in castile soap (a shot gloss full) and mix that with epsom salts, then add to bathwater. You do not want any essential oil just sitting on top of your water, so diluting in the castile soap is important as it give the essential oils something to attach to. I do not recommend this for jacuzzi type tubs. I can’t imagine what essential oils will do to the the hoses and jets. I apply my topical blend after my bath to reinforce the action. If you’re wondering why I don’t just list ingredients, it’s because those change, depending on the person. Some oils are contraindicated for certain situations. I, personally don’t have those situations, so I can use them all . . . but you may not. Always check the safety warnings to be sure the oil is okay for you.
With our pre-diluted oils . . . if diluted for kids is the highest dilution you see, it’s also the max dilution possible. Pre-diluted oils are in fractionated coconut oil.